Shell white, oval shape and surrounded by black muscular foot. Two black tentacles on the head. Shell up 10 cm long.
Elephant Snails emerge at night to graze on seaweeds. They were commonly eaten by Aboriginal people who cut away the black flesh to eat the muscular foot.
In crevices and under boulders on rocky reefs.
New Zealand and southern Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed